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Ad-Engine lets place ads anywhere in wordpress via widget or shortcode. It tracks impressions and clicks.

Shortcode usage

[ad-engine ad_group=”GROUP NAME”]

Shortcode Options

  • ad_group

  • Mandatory option Which ad group do you want to pull ads from, copy/paste the name from Ad Groups page
  • align
  • Should the ad be on the left or the right, applies the alignleft and alignright class, so it should merge in with your theme the same as a captioned image


  1. Upload ad-engine.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure in the Ad-Engine menu.
  4. Place it in your sidebar in the widets section or anywhere you like using [ad-engine ad_group=”NAME”]


How do I use the shortcode

Put [ad-engine ad_group=”Category Name”] in a post or text widget

Contributors & Developers

“Ad-Engine” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • Added jQuery as a requirement
  • Fixed bug in Total Click percentage


  • Delete ad now asks for confirmation
  • Impressions and clicks are tracked per day
  • CSV download capable
  • Text links now refer to the target site.


  • Added align=[left|right] to shortcode support
  • Updated description in readme


  • Fixed bug in tracking url
  • Fixed bug where the wrong id was attached to an ad in display


  • Fixed some function calls with missing
  • Added the ability to delete ads
  • Tracks impressions and clicks


  • Initial release